A list of sentences that have been passed recently in court.

MAGISTRATES have fined a man £600 after he was caught driving a Vauxhall Zafira without a licence or insurance.

The case against Ian Stewart, aged 63, of Coomassie Street, Radcliffe, was proved at Manchester Magistrates’ Court.

On February 2 he was driving the car on Hamer Street, Radcliffe.

In addition to the fine he was ordered to pay £151 in costs and charges and his driving record was endorsed with six penalty points.

A WOMAN who used threatening behaviour towards her parents has been sentenced to three months in prison, suspended for 12 months.

At Manchester Magistrates’ Court Angela Bradley, aged 36, of Birkinbrook Close, Whitefield, pleaded guilty to committing the offence between March 22 and April 3.

She also admitted failing to surrender to court.

Magistrates ordered her to have treatment for drug addiction for 12 months and she must participate in 25 days of rehabilitation activities.

A restraining order was made banning her from contacting her victims.

A MOTORIST who drove dangerously after taking cocaine and cannabis has been electronically tagged.

Callam Conteh, aged 20, of Lydgate Close, Whitefield, appeared before Manchester magistrates and admitted committing the offences while driving a VW Polo in Heywood on April 7 and failing to stop for a a police officer.

He was sentenced to a curfew from 7pm to 7am for three months, must undertake 100 hours of unpaid work and participate in 20 days of rehabilitation activities.

He was also banned from holding a driving licence for two years and must pay £170 in costs and charges.

A MAN has been banned from going to Bury Market for 12 months after admitting two counts of sexually touching a woman without consent.

Ram Arora, aged 63, of Ashworth Street, Bury, appeared before Manchester magistrates who heard that he committed the offences in December last year and on January 3.

He was electronically tagged and made subject to a 7pm to 7am curfew for 16 weeks.

He must also participate in 25 days of rehabilitation activities, was placed on the sex offenders’ register for five years and was ordered to pay £200 in compensation plus £170 in costs and charges.

MAGISTRATES have jailed a man for 16 weeks after he pleaded guilty to handling stolen goods in October last year.

Marc Bryson, aged 33, of Bradshaw Avenue, Whitefield, also admitted four counts of using stolen debit cards, assaulting a woman and failing to comply with supervision.

Manchester magistrates heard that he has a history of offending and he was ordered to pay £200 in costs and charges.

A MOTORIST who was caught using a Peugeot 206 without a licence or insurance and was driving on the M66 at speeds of up to 109mph has been ordered to pay a total of £,471 in fines, costs and charges.

The case against Gary Higgins was proved in his absence at Manchester Magistrates’ Court.

Higgins committed the offences on March 16.